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will be on the panel. the fairfax county chamber of commerce can co-sponsoring that debate. you can also watch it online. we'll be streaming it live at nbcwashington.com. >>> mitt romney is campaigning in syria s-- in sarasota, florida. he is walking back on some of those controversial points he made. he took part in a forum hosted by univision. while it was meant to help his image among hispanic voters, he was also forced to address his comments about the 47% of americans who don't pay income tax. romney also talked about his immigration policy. he said his vision of reform does not involve rounding up illegal immigrants and deporting them. >>> today president obama will also be making a trip to florida. he'll participate in a similar forum with univision at the university of miami beginning at 11:00 this morning and will be broadcast online. he'll then attend an event at a private event in tampa. tomorrow he'll visit woodbridge, virginia. this trip comes as the president is trying the take advantage of some new poll numbers that show his job approval rating at its highest number in five mont
stretch of chamber of commerce weather here in d.c. and how about those nats? it was a great game yesterday. i hope they did well today. here's lindsay's sports report. >>> this is the verizon 4g lte sports desk with lindsay murphy. >> gio gonzalez is a character all the time except maybe when he's on the mound. yesterday he made the rookies dress up in leotards like the u.s. women's gymnastic team. there was some stiff winds blowing at citi field. top of the 3rd nats lead 1-0 on a suzuki solo homer. bryce harper off to straightaway for center field. they cleared the .408 mark. gio in a jam. did you see that pitch? it's a filthy breaking pawls. gio goes six, allow -- ball. gio goes six, allows one. not keeping that one in the park, another two-run shot, his 22nd. nats beat the mets 5-1. gio earns his major league leading 19th victory. >> this couldn't have been done without the defense and offense. a lot of these guys go out there and it feels like they work twice as hard when i'm out there. you appreciate that and realize what's going on. hopefully we'll continue to pile up some
it. chamber of commerce weather, so between the nats and redskins, it is a little slice of heaven right now. >> reporter: coming up in sports we'll talk about robert griffin, iii who set nfl records in his debut against the saints all coming up later in sports. >> if you have a story idea, call us, 202-895-3000. shoot or e-mail to fox5tips@wttg.com. heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,000 more a year in taxes. multi-millionaires like himself hits the middle class harder... bigger break. forward for america? this message. >>> today bp announced it's citying some of its assets in the gulf to -- selling some of its assets in the gulf to help cover the cost of the blowout several years ago. bp still has six drilling rigs operating in the gulf and expects to have eight in place by year end. >>> a holdup for a taxicab meter system. a d.c. board says drivers cannot install smart meters until a contracting issue is resolved. the contract appeals board said the district didn't prove the installations were necessary before the dispute could be cleared up. the
. >> reporter: d.c.'s chamber of commerce said the cub's arrival will bring a boost to the entire district, but the zoo will be the first to see the biggest numbers. >> we expect visitation will go up by about half a million people. a quarter million to half million more people will come. >> the hoteliers and restaurantiers have caught on to the excitement. >> reporter: the chamber said it's hard to determine how much money the new panda will bring to the area. but they are certainly expecting some kind of economic impact. here at the zoo, they're already calling the cub a rock star, just like its older brother was a few years ago. it will be another four to six weeks before they determine its gender, and they say following a chinese tradition, they will wait 100 days before they decide on a name. they will take the public's input. reporting live at the national zoo, richard jordan, news4. >>> coming up, more rage in the middle east over an internet movie. but in afghanistan, this protest is not what american officials are worried about. >>> a day at the lake turned into a race to save the
county chamber of commerce debate was telecast on nbc 4 and moderated by nbc's david gregory of "meet the press." former governor and former senator george allen turned nearly every question to the need for more and better jobs. >> so the job creators have the confidence, and certainty to hire again. >> reporter: tim kaine, also a former governor, turned nearly every question into criticism on capitol hill, saying people want pulling together, not partisan bickering in washington. >> partnership over partisanship and put substce over sound bites. >> reporter: kaine also said washington must act quickly to avoid a fiscal cliff because of stalemates on the hill, saying a mix of cuts in revenues would have everyone paying a federal tax. allen said the cuts are a way to reform. they both nearly agreed on one foreign policy issue, that america should be fighting terrorism, not nation building in afghanistan. >> we've given the afghan people in their regions, in their provinces every opportunity to stand up and take control of their own destiny. >> i'll just start agreeing with that last po
out economy and our commerce our military might and our democracy and took the lives of citizens from more than 90 countries. it was the worst terrorist attack on america in our history. today, people gather across the united states, around the world to remember the tragic events of 9/11. some take part in ceremonies like this. others spend time in quiet reflection and prayer. and all of us take a moment to remember again where we were at that fateful moment. here together as one family, we pause to honor and to pray and to remember 184 lives lost at the pentagon more than 2,700 killed in lower plant, and the 40 who perished in that field in pennsylvania on flight 93. these victims, families, remember those who were lost as mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. the family members here today know that the entire nation -- the entire nation joins us in mourning the loss of your loved ones. we are honored by your presence and just as your loved ones are heroes forever, so are all of you. today, we also recognize and remember other heroes, those first responders w
will be facing off live on nbc 4. that debate co-sponsored by the fairfax chamber of commerce gets underway at noon in mclean. julie carey and aaron gilchrist are the panelists. >>> when we come back, a prominent d.c. abolitionist has a place in the u.s. capitol. >> reporter: i'm tom sherwood. this big statue of frederick douglass. >>> and >>> a statue of famed abolitionist frederick douglass is finally going to get a home in the halls of congress. >> it will join statues from the nation's 50 states. as tom sherwood reports, the honor for the civil war leader has been a long time coming. >> reporter: frederick douglas is barely seen by the people walking by. the former slave and educated abolitionist battled for the rights of all people. winning world recognition. but an effort to get the statue to a ceremonial spot in congress has language wished for years until now. the d.c. democrat eleanor holmes norton and dan lundegren from california reached a bipartisan compromise to have douglass moved to capitol hill. >> i made a promise to the delegate. to the congresswoman that we would do this.
allen, are expected to focus on the economy. it's co-hosted by the fairfax county chamber of commerce. >>> still ahead, a sensational murder case from the 1970s is headed back to court. >>> a sign of the improving economy that travelers are not too happy about. >>> today marks the 225th anniversary of the u.s. constitution. and now you can get a chance to see a copy of it. george washington's perm copy of the constitution is on display out at mount vernon. hand-written notes and brackets made by washington can be seen around the key passages outlining the president's responsibilities. the constitution was adopted on september 17th, 1787 by the constitutional convention in philadelphia. >>> it is just september, but experts are saying now is the time to book your holiday travel. and you can avoid a case of sticker shock. for the first time in five years hotel room rates are up across the board. in north america, they're up 5% this year. overall, travel is also up. new york city had a record 50 million visitors last year and it suggests the economy is improving. they suggest booking at
to the west coast today. the republican presidential nominee will address the hispanic chamber of commerce in los angeles. he'll also discuss his immigration policy, saying he wants fair and enforceable laws that will stop illegal immigrants from entering the u.s. >>> a deadly plane crash forced both campaigns to cancel events in colorado this weekend. the plane crashed at the pueblo memorial airport yesterday morning, shutting down two of the airport's three runways. the pilot was killed in the crash. romney was to hold a campaign rally yesterday afternoon. the president's campaign had an event scheduled at a local steel workers union. >>> today the obama administration will demand a stricter review of china's taxes on american made cars. they plan to ask the world trade organization to stop china from lowering the prices on chinese autoparts. they say the lower prices hurt american manufacturers. >>> 6:34 now. the godfather of go-go has a part in his honor and an official day. now he is getting a musical tribute. ♪ >> the howard theater and chuck brown band are teaming up for wind me u
of fame? >> nope. >> kim karsashian thinks so. a representative for the chamber of commerce says a star has to have an acting career for five years or more. and that they look for those who have won multiple awards. as for kim and other reality stars, the rep says they are not on our radar right now. >> thank goodness. >> only because --. >> she's pretty >> reality tv has taken over now. >> a special place like some back alley remote place. >> maybe in the reality tv walk of fame. >> in a back alley. where they put the trash cans. >> she is an everyday name. >> she's an everyday name. >> that doesn't mean she's an actress. >> she is relevant in hollywood. >> she's very successful. >> what is that that she does? >> reality tv. >> she knows how to brand herself >> don't you have to purchase a star anyway? >> i don't know. >> i think so. >> hang in there. >> if she can get one, i can get one too. >> you have more talent. >> all right. let's get to your weather forecast. in for another warm and humid day. it's not feeling great out there at the moment. 79 right now in town. overnight lows f
. guys, this is facebook's first major push into e-commerce, and they will get a cut from each item sold. >> of course. that makes perfect sense. shartia brantley at cnbc, have a good weekend. >> you too. >>> as if you didn't have enough social networks to waste your time on, there's a new one that just popped up. it's called sypop that connects people through common interests rather than friends and family. so you can meet new people, bond over your hobbies, things that are interesting to you, i guess. it's one of several specialized new social networks looking to cut into facebook's 950 million users. >> the virginia state fair kicks off today, back by popular demand, the racing pigs. what's a fair without racing pigs? you'll also get to see grizzly bears and bengal tigers. also new, a virtual tour through the virginia state farms. the virginia state fair runs through october 7th at king's dominion. >> what's better than racing pigs? got to catch your dinner. >>> washington has some of the best museums in the world for sure, and tomorrow you can check many of them out for free. >> smit
. the one-hour fairfax chamber of commerce debate was telecast on nbc 4, and moderated by nbc's david gregory of "meet the press." former governor and senator george allen turned nearly every question to the need for more and better jobs. >> the job creators have the confidence, and certainty to hire again. >> reporter: tim kaine, also a former governor, turned nearly every question into criticism on the capitol hill and in the presidential race, saying people want pulling together, not partisan bickering in washington. >> puts partnership over partisanship and substance over sound bites. >> reporter: kaine also said washington must act quickly to avoid a fiscal cliff because of the stalemate on the hill, saying a mix of cuts and revenue increases are the way to go with everyone who could paying some federal tax. allen said cuts were the root to reform. the two candidates most nearly agreed on one foreign policy issue, that america should be fighting terrorism, not nation building in afghanistan. >> we've given the afghan people in their regions, in their provinces every opportunity t
. the fairfax county chamber of commerce co-sponsoring this debate. you can watch it live. >>> why a notebook could be the key to the colorado movie massacre court case. >> why monica lewinsky is back in the headlines. what she is planning to release. >> what scholars are saying this morning about the tiny piece of paper who some claim shows jesus had a wife. >> tom kierein will let us know just how long these chilly temperatures will stick around. weathe >>> welcome back. this tiny piece of paper is igniting a huge debate in the christian community, but is it real? several renowned scholars are calling into question the authenticity which suggests jesus had a wife. others question whether the anonymous owner has financial motivations. it wassage ie agnalyzed. >> one of the things i heard yesterday was the idea that it's so well-preserved. it's been around forever, almost literally, and yet the paper is still intact to some degree. >> how do you prove the authenticity? >> tom kierein telling us more about this beautiful forecast. good morning. >> quite a chill in the air. good morning. that's
a few days later. it's facebook's first major push into e-commerce. they'll get a cut from each item sold. i know i saw them advertising that starbucks would be among the first participating in that program. >>> meantime, while americans are still going to college, many are opting to stop their education after four years. a report shows that new enrollment in grad school has dropped for the second straight year. that follows a surge in 2008 and 2009 as some unemployed workers sought refuge from the recession with more education. experts say students are dissuaded right now from continuing school, in part from the increased amount of debt that so many have already taken during their undergrad years. with state budget cuts forcing schools to reduce financial aid for students, it causes some to weigh whether it's worth spending the extra amount on education. it's a tough thing, guys. have a great weekend. >> bertha coombs, thank you. have a great weekend too. >> veronica and i were saying, we don't like virtual presents. we want presents delivered to us personally. >> the real deal. >>
chamber of commerce at noon in mclean. northern virginia bureau chief julie carey and news4 anchor aaron gilchrist are the panelists and david gregory will be moderating. >>> get ready for a chilly night tonight. >> we've got a couple of those chilly nights out there over the next couple of days. wait until you see the forecast here. out there right now, 72 degrees. the coolest sunny afternoon in more than three months. winds right now out of the west at about five miles per hour. a very, very nice afternoon, feeling very fall-like across our region. satellite and radar showing the cold front now well off the coastline. that's good news for us, meaning plenty of sunshine and clear skies. that will also mean a very cool night tonight. through your morning, let's head down to fairfax county. springfield area, look at temperatures around 69 degrees at 7:00. 60 by 11:00. waking up to a temperature of 51 there. many of you will once again be in the 40s. and that's not the coolest night in the seven-day forecast. i've got that forecast coming up. jim? >> see you then, doug. thank you. >>> mary
of the united states really we prefer commerce over conflict and if we can continue to promote that around the world the world is going to be a better place. we have to be there for that to happen. i wouldn't run away from the money right away and say we are going punish you immediately but we are going to condition it and if you don't do what you ask us to do we will take the money aweigh. it is in our best interest to do it. >> chris: thank you so much for bringing us up to date on the investigation of the deadly attack in labia and th libya ae rest of the situation in the middle east. thank you. >> thanks, cress, appreciat che it. >> chris: next we will bring our is sunday group into som te conversation when weuc come rir back. while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives
chamber of commerce in los angeles. he'll also discuss his immigration policy, saying he wants fair and enforceable laws that will stop illegal immigrants from entering the u.s. in a recent poll among registered hispanic voters, the president leads romney by more than 30 points. both campaigns cancelled events in colorado because of a deadly plane crash over the weekend. the plane crashed at the pueblo memorial airport yesterday morning, shutting down two of the airport's three runways. the pilot was killed in that crash. romney was to hold a campaign rally yesterday afternoon. the president's campaign had an event scheduled at a local steel workers union. >>> it is now 5:36. today you'll be able to get a close-up look of george washington's personal copy of the constitution. it will be on display at washington's mt. vernon home starting at noon. handwritten notes and brackets made by washington can be seen around key passages outlining the president's responsibilities. today marks the 225th anniversary of the constitution. it was adopted on september 17th, 1787 at a constitutional
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